BATS captures 85% of all US ETF listings in January

Feb 16th, 2016 | By | Category: ETF and Index News

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BATS Global Markets, an electronic stock exchange group, welcomed a further 11 exchange-traded funds to its US ETF trading venue, BATS ETF Marketplace, in January.

BATS captures 85% of all US ETF listings in January

The 11 ETFs listed on the BATS Exchange in January included three currency-hedged regional equity funds from iShares, a dividend-focused emerging market fund from ProShares, three innovative dividend-based funds from Reality Shares, and four dynamic currency-hedged regional funds from WisdomTree.

The figure represents 85% of all US ETF listings that occurred during the month.

BATS was the number one operator for US ETF trading for every month of 2015, a record it has continued into 2016 by executing 26.9% of all US ETF trading in January.

The group currently has 67 ETFs, from eight providers, listed on its US exchanges and 11 ETFs, from three issuers, listed in Europe.

The ETFs which debuted on, or transitioned to, BATS in January were:

iShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF (DEWJ)
iShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI Eurozone ETF (DEZU)
iShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF (DEFA)
ProShares MSCI Emerging Markets Dividend Growers ETF (EMDV)
Reality Shares DIVCON Leaders Dividend ETF (LEAD)
Reality Shares DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF (DFND)
Reality Shares DIVCON Dividend Guard ETF (GARD)
WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Japan Equity Fund (DDJP)
WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged Europe Equity Fund
WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International SmallCap Equity Fund (DDLS)
WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Equity Fund (DDWM)

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